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rhubarb custard upside down cake

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
maureen gorman
north benn, VT

Most of my family likes rhubarb and it is rhubarb season here!! This is one of the first fruits of the season. Rhubarb goes beyond strawberry-rhubarb pie which is very popular. Rhubarb is versatile and you can make many, many desserts.. The following cake recipe is quick, simple and great tasting!!This cake creates its own custard while it bakes. Hope you like it.. I found this recipe on

(2 ratings)
yield 15 serving(s)
prep time 1 Hr
cook time 1 Hr

Ingredients For rhubarb custard upside down cake

  • 1 box
    yellow cake mix
  • 4 c
    chopped rhubarb
  • 1 1/2 c
  • 1 pt
    heavy cream

How To Make rhubarb custard upside down cake

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • 2
    Lightly grease a 9 x 13 cake pan.
  • 3
    Mix the cake mix according to the directions on the package and pour into the prepared cake pan.
  • 4
    Combine rhubarb and sugar, stir until evenly mixed. Sprinkle evenly over the top of the unbaked cake mix.
  • 5
    Pour the heavy cream over the top of the cake and rhubarb.
  • 6
    Place in the preheated oven and bake for 1 hour. I took my cake out in about 50 minutes. (Peek)
  • 7
    Let the cake cool befor cutting. To serve, cut the cake, and flip each piece over upside-down. Top with whipped cream if desired.
  • 8
    Store in the refrigerator.. It is better the next day and has a custard taste and consistency.
  • 9
    I used a cake mix that called for oil.. If you use frozen rhubarb let it thaw some before you add your sugar. Yes, you need to add all the juices and the whole pint of heavy cream!! Don't be intimadated.

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